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Danish vessels stranded in bankrupt shipyard

To DFDS newbuildings, a total of five newbuildings all especially designed to Royal Arctic Line and two ferries for Scandlines are stranded at the shipyard in Stralsund. On Wednesday morning, the shipyard suspended payments.

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Problems seem to tower up for DFDS, Royal Arctic Line and Scandlines as the serious and long-lasting financial crisis at P+S Werften in Stralsund worsens. On Wednesday, the CEO of the shipyards handed in a notion of bankruptcy.

“The situation is full of unanswered questions so we will have to wait until we have a better view of the situation before commenting further. We will first have to start a dialogue with the shipyard and our clients”, Vice President, DFDS Communications, Gert Jacobsen, tells ShippingWatch.

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